The first table below looks at the demand for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East Midlands region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WordPress
Rank 82 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing WordPress 7 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.69% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.87% 4.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £223 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.51% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
244 234 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.78% 16.06% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 133 85
Average daily rate £355 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 16
Average hourly rate £13.62 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £23.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 4 £238 -
Northamptonshire -3 1 £275 +22.22% 3
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
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England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress.

1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) CMS
5 4 (36.36%) LAMP
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Drupal
6 3 (27.27%) PHP5
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) Marketing
7 2 (18.18%) Zend
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) SEO
7 2 (18.18%) Publishing
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) Magento
8 1 (9.09%) Android Development
8 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (9.09%) REST
8 1 (9.09%) Android
8 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WordPress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Flash Builder
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 3 (27.27%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Web Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Magento Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) LAMP
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) Symfony
6 1 (9.09%) Flash
6 1 (9.09%) XHTML
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) SEO
2 1 (9.09%) Android Development
2 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP5
4 1 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Apple